Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of the top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls, or anything else. Just having some fun.
What can you say that hasn’t already been said about John Paul Jones? An all-time favorite for many of us, Jones has been featured many times over the years on No Treble.
In 2019, we featured a couple of videos featuring JPJ, Stuart Clayton broke down his style for Giants of Bass, and the bassist held a benefit concert. Added together, Jones made the 2019 “reader favorites” list.
Back in 2008, Foo Fighters took the stage at Wembley Stadium. During the show, they were joined by some very special guests: Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page. So, of course, they decided to perform a Zeppelin tune.
Here’s 20 minutes of greatness from Led Zeppelin’s 1970 performance at Royal Albert Hall. John Paul Jones comes through loud and clear on “How Many More Times.” Epic.
Stuart Clayton is publishing so much content, like this “Giants of Bass” entry focusing on the style of the great John Paul Jones.
Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones has announced he’ll be performing on March 28th at the 100 Club in London for a special charity event. The concert will be with a new trio comprised of Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore and drummer Steven Noble.